Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Why We Need ‘Real-time’ Multi-level Governance for the SDGs

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, Fisheries, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Korea, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Why We Need ‘Real-time’ Multi-level Governance for the SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States The Goals and visions of the 2030 Agenda are agreed at global level, but a large part of their implementation takes place locally. To make things work, we need all levels: the bold decisions required to achieve the SDGs can only be carried through when those who are governed feel […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, China, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Heavy Metals, Indonesia, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published a report that highlights the results, lessons learned and human impact from eight GEF-funded UNDP projects to implement the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).The report titled, ‘Sound Chemicals and Waste Management,’ groups the projects under four categories: healthcare waste […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CCICED Urges China to Help Belt and Road Countries Meet Paris Agreement, SDGs

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Business, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, ENB, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CCICED Urges China to Help Belt and Road Countries Meet Paris Agreement, SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 June 2019: The China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) deliberated on outcomes from the eight Special Policy Studies (SPS) conducted during the past year, and discussed draft recommendations informed by SPS findings at its 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Hangzhou, China. Delegates urged China […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Asia-Pacific VNRs to Address SDG Institutional Arrangements, Engagement, Initiatives

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Indonesia, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Tonga, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Asia-Pacific VNRs to Address SDG Institutional Arrangements, Engagement, Initiatives

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: Ahead of the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), 16 Asia-Pacific countries have released the “main messages” of their voluntary national reviews (VNRs) of SDG implementation at the national level. The main messages provide a brief overview of more comprehensive reports […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G7 Environment Ministers Commit to Fight Biodiversity Loss, Tackle Climate Change, Inequalities

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, CBD COP 15, Central Africa, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commodities, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Fiji, Finance, fish, Forests & REDD, France, G7, Gender, Germany, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G7 Environment Ministers Commit to Fight Biodiversity Loss, Tackle Climate Change, Inequalities

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 May 2019: The Group of 7 (G7) Environment Ministers agreed on a Communiqué and the Metz Charter on Biodiversity at the G7 Environment Ministers’ Meeting. The Communiqué addresses inequalities and inclusivity in transitioning towards a green future, the role of science and research in the context of sustainable development, […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Online Course Covers Fundamentals of Sustainable Finance

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, governance, Indonesia, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Online Course Covers Fundamentals of Sustainable Finance

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: A new interactive, practice-oriented e-learning course covers the basics of sustainable finance, provides examples of UN-supported initiatives to promote sustainable finance in such countries as Mongolia and Indonesia, and shares insights gained during activities in emerging economies and interactions with market participants worldwide. The course titled, ‘Introduction to […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations Underway for Beijing 25-Year Review and High-level Celebration

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, KB, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations Underway for Beijing 25-Year Review and High-level Celebration

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2019: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has agreed to convene a high-level meeting to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women, which took place in Beijing, China in September 1995. The Permanent Representative of New Zealand, Craig John Hawke, and the Permanent Representative of […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GLF Panel Highlights Role of Sustainable Wood Supply Chains in Achieving SDGs

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Investment, ITTO, Japan, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GLF Panel Highlights Role of Sustainable Wood Supply Chains in Achieving SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2019: The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) co-organized a panel discussion that highlighted the potential of wood production to contribute to meeting the SDGs. The discussion convened at the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) in Kyoto, Japan. The discussion focused on the topic, ‘From Climate and SDG Commitments to […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Provide Preliminary Feedback on SDG Summit Outcome

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Europe, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Provide Preliminary Feedback on SDG Summit Outcome

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2019: UN Member States provided preliminary feedback on the first draft of the SDG Summit outcome, generally welcoming a text that some described as concise and easy to understand by different constituencies. At a consultation convened by the co-facilitators for the political declaration, delegations expressed differing views with […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On International Day, High-level Officials Call for Action on Biodiversity-Food-Health Nexus

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, fish, Forests & REDD, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, KB, land, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, water quality  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On International Day, High-level Officials Call for Action on Biodiversity-Food-Health Nexus

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2019: On the International Day for Biological Diversity, the UN Secretary-General urges governments, businesses, and civil society to take urgent action to protect and sustainably manage “the fragile and vital web of life on our one and only planet.” Focused on the link between biodiversity, food, and health, […]

Read More →